Oklahoma State basketball: Three things to watch as Cowgirls face Kansas

A Sunday matinee contest against Big 12 heavyweight Baylor looms. But first, the 16-1 Cowgirls travel to Kansas to face a team that just stunned Baylor, 76-60, on Sunday.
by Gina Mizell Published: January 21, 2014
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Oklahoma State, newly minted with its highest Associated Press ranking in program history (No. 8), now enters one of its more intriguing weeks of the season.

A Sunday matinee contest against Big 12 heavyweight Baylor looms. But first, the 16-1 Cowgirls travel to Kansas to face a team that just stunned Baylor, 76-60, on Sunday.

Here are three things to keep an eye on as OSU and Kansas square off.

1. The Baylor effect

With former superstar Brittney Griner now in the WNBA, Baylor is no longer the surefire top dog in the Big 12. Sunday's loss could prove the Lady Bears are actually quite vulnerable.

But those dates with Baylor are still notable on every opponent's schedule.

Following a gigantic win, are the Jayhawks primed for a letdown? Will the Cowgirls look ahead to Sunday's big matchup? It will be interesting to see how each team emotionally handles Wednesday's contest.

2. Has Liz Donohoe officially snapped out of her slump?

Following a cold shooting start to conference play, Donohoe keyed the Cowgirls' burst out of halftime Saturday to quickly put Texas Tech away.


by Gina Mizell
OSU Sports Reporter
Gina Mizell joined The Oklahoman in August of 2011 as the Oklahoma State beat writer, where she covered the Cowboys' historic run to the Big 12 championship and Fiesta Bowl in her first season on the job. Before arriving in Stillwater, Gina was...
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